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Martial

Marcus Valerius Martialis was a Roman poet from Hispania best known for his twelve books of Epigrams, published in Rome between AD 86 and 103, during the reigns of the emperors Domitian, Nerva and Trajan. In these short, witty poems he cheerfully satirises city life and the scandalous activities of his acquaintances, and romanticises his provincial upbringing. He wrote a total of 1,561 epigrams, of which 1,235 are in elegiac couplets... Read More

BornMarch, between 38 and 41 AD
Augusta Bilbilis (now Calatayud, Spain)
DiedBetween 102 and 104 AD
Rome
OccupationAuthor
NationalityRoman
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